May 19, 2024

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Information related to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

North Korean ship resurfaces near DPRK weapons hub after rare trip to Russia
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North Korean ship resurfaces near DPRK weapons hub after rare trip to Russia

Kum Ya’s voyage raises questions about its role in military cooperation, after Kremlin’s defense chief visited Pyongyang

North Korean ship resurfaces near DPRK weapons hub after rare trip to Russia
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin August 16, 2023
What to make of North Korea’s open preparations for war with South Korea
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What to make of North Korea’s open preparations for war with South Korea

Kim Jong Un’s arms factory tours and approval of battle plans appear aimed at showing DPRK is able to ‘fight tonight’

What to make of North Korea’s open preparations for war with South Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 15, 2023
Arms odyssey: Inside Kim Jong Un’s second tour of weapons factories this month
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Arms odyssey: Inside Kim Jong Un’s second tour of weapons factories this month

NK Pro identifies all the upgraded facilities and weapons the North Korean leader inspected on the east coast

Arms odyssey: Inside Kim Jong Un’s second tour of weapons factories this month
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 14, 2023
Kim Jong Un inspects short-range nuke and rocket factories to arm ‘front lines’

Kim Jong Un inspects short-range nuke and rocket factories to arm ‘front lines’

North Korean leader demands ‘exponential’ increase to production in line with weapon modernization plans

Kim Jong Un inspects short-range nuke and rocket factories to arm ‘front lines’
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 14, 2023
Kim Jong Un’s arms factory visits show sanctions not halting weapons advances
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Kim Jong Un’s arms factory visits show sanctions not halting weapons advances

Mass-production capabilities are wake-up call to how well North Korea has adapted defense ambitions to sanctions regime

Kim Jong Un’s arms factory visits show sanctions not halting weapons advances
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda August 10, 2023
Everywhere Kim Jong Un went during his tour of ‘modernized’ weapons factories
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Everywhere Kim Jong Un went during his tour of ‘modernized’ weapons factories

Analysis shows most facilities are in remote munitions hub, as North Korea pours resources into mass production

Everywhere Kim Jong Un went during his tour of ‘modernized’ weapons factories
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 9, 2023
Why North Korea’s partnership with Libya was not built to last
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Why North Korea’s partnership with Libya was not built to last

Pariah status drew disparate states together, but they pursued nuclear programs with very different goals

Why North Korea’s partnership with Libya was not built to last
Balazs Szalontai
Balazs Szalontai August 8, 2023
North Korea modernizes major tank plant, paving way for mass production
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North Korea modernizes major tank plant, paving way for mass production

DPRK tested new main battle tank and missile launchers near Kusong factory in sign construction was tied to development

North Korea modernizes major tank plant, paving way for mass production
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 7, 2023
Kim Jong Un inspects nuke launcher and drone engine plants, fires sniper rifles

Kim Jong Un inspects nuke launcher and drone engine plants, fires sniper rifles

Leader tells weapon makers ‘to unleash their creative wisdom’ as preparations for war become more urgent

Kim Jong Un inspects nuke launcher and drone engine plants, fires sniper rifles
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin | Colin Zwirko August 6, 2023
North Korea in July 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in July 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from July 1, 2023 to July 31, 2023

North Korea in July 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro August 3, 2023
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